The '''NBC Red Network''' is a defunct American radio network. Launched in 1926, it, along with the Blue Network|NBC Blue Network
, were the two original radio networks of the NBC|National Broadcasting Company
, and the first two commercial radio networks in the United States. CBS Radio
was established a year later.
In 1943, NBC was required to divest itself of its Blue Network
, which would eventually become the American Broadcasting Company|American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
. The Red Network continued as the '''NBC Radio Network'''. The NBC Radio Network itself no longer exists under its original configuration, having been spun off and gradually dissolved into eventual corporate parent Westwood One (1976–2011)|Westwood One